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Minnesota Police Officers Host Ramadan Iftar for Muslims

ST. PAUL – In a nice gesture to strengthen bond between its staff and the Muslim community, the police department of St. Paul in Minnesota hosted a Ramadan Iftar for its officers and 50 members of the Muslim community at the Western District station on June 12. “Mahmud Kanyare, the executive director of the non-profit …

Hundreds Gather for Ilford Grand Iftar

ILFORD – Hundreds of people gathered outside an Ilford mosque to break their Ramadan fasting at sunset with a communal meal on Sunday. “It was an amazing experience – a real buzz,” said one of the mosques’ trustees Bashir Patel, 37, Ilford Recorder reported. “We wanted to celebrate the month of Ramadan with the wider …

Hospital Iftars A Huge Success in Manchester

Caring for others in Ramadan highlighted by a new initiative launched at a UK hospital. Shiraz Shah, spends hours every day besides his mother’s bedside on the Dementia Ward of the Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI).  Just two years ago, the 35 year old, car salesman, spent long periods at the same hospital on a cancer …

Thousands Gather in Bristol Massive Ramadan Iftar

BRISTOL – Thousands of people of different and no faiths have celebrated the breaking of the fast during the holy month of Ramadan in Bristol, sending a powerful message of unity. People flocked to St Marks Road in Easton on Thursday night to join the colorful iftar gathering, with volunteers, in an incredible feat of …

Ramadan Recipes

Ramadan Menu - Week 4 (Recipe Collection)

We hope you’ll enjoy our Ramadan recipes for this week! The recipes are by Yvonne Maffei,   founder of the Halal Kitchen website.  Stay tuned for Eid cookies recipe. Rack of Lamb with Dates & Moroccan Spices Ingredients •¼ cup Medjool date puree (alternatively, 1 cup pitted and chopped Medjool dates) •2 tablespoons olive oil •1 ¼ pound …

Turkish Red Crescent Aids 10M People in Ramadan

ANKARA – Setting a new target, the Turkish Red Crescent aims to help 10 million people during the holy month of Ramadan. “We deliver aid to people in Turkey; we helped 145,000 families with US$75. We also operate in more than 35 countries this Ramadan,” head of the Turkish Red Crescent (Kizilay), Kerem Kinik, announced …

Emirati Church Hosts Ramadan Iftar

ABU DHABI – Every Ramadan, hundreds of mosques across the United Arab Emirates open their doors to host iftar dinner events for all people. But on Wednesday, June 6, a church in Abu Dhabi, invited Muslims to share iftar meal, and hundreds of attendants enjoyed the occasion, sharing food and thoughts. “It feels awesome and …

40 Expats Convert to Islam During Mass Ramadan Iftar

DUBAI – A Ramadan iftar has become a turning point in the lives of around 40 expatriates in Dubai They all took Shahada (testimony of faith) during the event organized by the Dubai Islamic Information Center (IIC) at Dar Al Ber Society auditorium on Wednesday. “I was a Christian in search of truth. I would …

US Muslims Share Ramadan in Baltimore

MARYLAND – The Council on American-Islamic Relations held its Sharing Ramadan campaign event Saturday in Baltimore. Members of CAIR and other volunteers spent part of their day filling bags with food that will be given out to people who are less fortunate. “Ramadan is a month for giving and sharing,” CAIR said on Facebook. “In …

Muslim Group Hosts "Not Trump's Iftar" Outside White House

WASHINGTON, DC – A leading American Muslim group will host a “NOT Trump’s Iftar” fast-breaking meal (iftar) outside the White House in partnership with other civil rights organizations on Wednesday. The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) said it “has witnessed an unprecedented spike in bigotry targeting American Muslims and members of other minority groups …



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